Lake Wales 71 Excellent
Lake Wales Livability #478 ranked city in Florida#11,468 ranked city in the USARanks better than 60% of areas
A Lake Wales Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- Lake Wales Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% lower than Florida
Lake Wales
8515% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lake Wales cost of living
C Lake Wales Crime Total crime is 2% lower than Florida
Total crime
2,6061% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 391% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-17%Year over year crime is down
Lake Wales crime
F Lake Wales Employment Household income is 22% lower than Florida
Median household income
$38,26831% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,60138% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%89% higher than the US average
Lake Wales employment
C- Lake Wales Housing Home value is 35% lower than Florida
Median home value
$108,00042% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75221% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Lake Wales real estate or Lake Wales rentals
F Lake Wales Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
75%10% lower than the US average
School test scores
35%30% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Lake Wales K-12 schools
A Lake Wales User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Lake Wales
Overall user rating
81% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
71% 2 total surveys
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      Lake Wales transportation information

      StatisticLake WalesFloridaNational
      Average one way commute23min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.3%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.4%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.2%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.6%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.9%5.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a20354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (3)45711

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      Source: The Lake Wales, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).